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The Baked Perch Experiment, Epic Fail!

I never ate perch. Ever. I didn’t know what they looked like, and I especially had no idea just how little they actually are. I had reservations about the quantities I was actually getting per bag when I walked out from the supermarket, but I shrugged them off. It wasn’t until I emptied the entire contents […]

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Florida Native Lager! Who Knew? Not Us!

Enter the World Famous Parrot Lounge. I’ve been a regular customer at The Parrot on Wednesday nights, happy hours, and Taco Tuesdays, they serve really tasty foods, and they always had a great (albeit small) selection of craft beers. This time around though The Parrot had a special on a beer I haven’t heard of, […]

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Chops and The Mango Salsa

Six mangos were lying around in my fruit bin. Six beautiful, colorful, plump, ripe mangos. There they sat, chilling and ripening and not being used. It got me thinking and randomly the Geico commercial with the sophisticated cavemen eating dinner. You remember the one, where the caveman on the right orders the roast duck with the […]

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The Lonely Turkey Kielbasa

Today I wasn’t in the mood for canned meats, I wasn’t in the mood for pasta, and I for sure didn’t want to order take out or delivery. Working my way down the fridge I opened the “meats” drawer when I came across an emergency reserve of turkey kielbasa. It was simply laying there in the corner […]

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Chops and Berries

While cooking pork chops last night and amidst a pork chop flip I came to a sudden realization… why am I not recording this?! Or at the very least taking snapshots! Pork Chops – seasoned with island style spices and calorie free barbecue sauce. Spiced side down, I grilled the chops for 8 minutes on low on […]

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The Unusual World of Hendrick’s Gin

The Unusual World of Hendrick’s Gin introduced us to the wonders and excellence of Hendrick’s Gin. It taught us and others how to concoct a proper gin cocktail. Hendrick’s Gimlet 1 ½ parts Hendrick’s Gin ¾ part simple syrup ¾ part fresh lime juice 1 cucumber slice Place cocktail glass in a freezer a couple of hours before […]

Salutations and the Love for Food

Good morning, good afternoon, good evening, and just plain old salutations. Now that introductions and pleasantries out of the way let me begin with this… Ever had that deep burning desire to get something right in your life? Or had a bright idea you felt was sensational about? Perhaps you have a solid idea and you want to […]